Join APF to Advance Your Impact
The Association of Professional Futurists (APF) recognizes the competencies of futurists and enhances their professional development. As trend analysts, keynote speakers, project managers or expert consultants, APF's credentialed members help stakeholders cultivate strategic foresight on the horizons they face. If you are a practicing futurist find out how you can join us at Apply Online
  • Connect to other futurists around the world
  • Exchange ideas and share experiences 
  • Enhance your professional practice

Learn More About Our Members
Learn how a futurist can expand your team's horizons by visiting our FAQ. Then join our mailing list as a non-member to stay abreast of our activities by clicking Subscribe. Search our Member Directory to find a professional futurist in your sector or region. Or as an employer, post a contract job for a futurist or post a RFP for a professional services firm to our APF Career Center

Featured Membersmore
Gail BowerGail BowerMarketing and Strategy Consultant
Peter HaywardPeter HaywardCo-Host of FuturePod
Tanja HichertTanja HichertScenario Planner & Facilitator
Calendar more

2020 World Future Day

3/24/2020 » 3/26/2020
3-Day Applied Foresight Accelerator - London

Economic Policies for a Post-neoliberal World

3/30/2020 » 4/1/2020
2020 International Conference on Industry, Business and Social Sciences

4/1/2020 » 4/3/2020
The 2nd International Conference in the Future of Education

Peter BishopPeter BishopTeach the Future
2019 APF Futures Festival2019 APF Futures FestivalWhat Is Our Desired Future?
Jay GaryJay GaryAPF New Platform
Compass more
Compass-October 2029October 2019
In this edition of the Compass, APF members will find: - Richard Hames on the challenge of making an impact - Andrew Curry, Wendy Schultz, and Tanja Hichert review the Scenarios '18 conference + More items and news from the APF's first ProDev in Mexico, Most Significant Futures Works, and new books from APF members.
Forums more
APF hosts a Member-Only forum where discussions take place related to foresight practice, whether trends, issues, events, questions, or book and project notices. The Member Forum allows our members to subscribe to on going discussions. There are two levels of subscriptions.

- Forum Level: be notified when new topics are added to the forum.
- Topic Level: be notified when new comments are made on a specific topic.

Daily Feed more
APF members receive daily feed posts as an advantage to their membership. These posts inform our members of the latest foresight developments, events, publications, professional development opportunities, podcasts, videos, and etc.

- Trend Impact Analysis: Future Opportunities
- Event: Houston Foresight's Annual Spring Gathering
- Event: How Not to Destroy the World with AI
- Trend Impact Analysis: Future Opportunities
- Event Report: Preparing Students for Jobs that Don’t Exist
- Report: CLA Game Report

Career Center more
APF offers its Career Center to match up professional futurists with marketplace opportunities, whether part-time as sub-contractors or full-time employment.

- Research Area Leads - Strategic Foresight Practitioner - PhD position in Critical Design Futures - Director of Strategic Planning/ Freestyle - Senior Strategist - Associate Director, Strategic Planning
APF Emerging Fellowsmore
Tyler MonganTyler MonganWhat are the environmental changes fueling the shift?
Sarah SkidmoreSarah SkidmoreWhy might it beneficial to leverage talent in Africa?
Tyler MonganTyler MonganWho are the stakeholders in the Arctic Region?